Mar 11

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-03-11

  • No response from my Regis (@beinfluential) facilitator asking for details on class that starts tomorrow night. Email to his boss bounced. :\ #
  • Updated the iPhone to iOS 5.1…suddenly seem to be picking up 4G instead of 3G… ( on AT&T ) #
  • RT @NatGeo: Spiderwebs blanket countryside after Australian floods (reminds me of "croach" from @longshotauthor ) #
  • I am stunned by this chunk of whiteboard from the last class in my classroom. Note how the "i"'s are dotted. #
  • Curious what my brother looks like? #
  • One of my coworkers reminds me of that Nixon quote from the Frost interview: "It's not a hack if *I* do it". #
  • Curious about why inventors do what they do? This short film about Father of Video Games Ralph Baer gives insight: #
  • Today's thought, obstensibly from Einstein: "Creativity is the residue of time wasted." Remember to collect your residue, folks!!! #
Feb 26

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-26

  • "If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact, not to be solved, but to be coped with over time." – Shimon Peres #
  • The Carriers Are Stuck In The Innovator’s Dilemma. Just Don’t Tell Them That. #
  • Not sitting on my wallet while working & driving has made a SIGNIFICANT improvement on my shoulder and neck pain. #
Feb 19

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-19

  • Time in Pennsylvania is measured in trips to wawa. #
  • Cablevision patent suggests mobile phone-over-wifi service: #
  • How To Stay Positive When It's A Negative Environment At Work #
  • RT @best_of_mlkshk: has 20 likes: "Toto" @halsted #
  • Drifting with the tide, Never quite knowing why. Sometimes it makes no sense at all. #
  • Corgi Friday on Pinterest remains one of the best things on the internet. 🙂 #
  • Been some really good presentations at class tonight. Am getting concerned that it's 9:21 and we have 4 left to go, though. 🙂 #
  • I am a traveler of both time and space, to be where I have been. #
  • Very impressed that facilitator managed to get 3 chapters and 8 presentations into 4 hours on the nose!!! #
  • Let's hear interesting work restroom stories. I worked at a pet store where the toilet was in the middle of the storeroom – no door. #
  • Book quote of the day, from @byharryconnolly : "There are some problems that can only be solved by a shallow grave in the desert." #
Feb 05

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-05

  • Is it egotistical of me to look at these new online courses taught for free by major universities, and think that is a viable career path? #
  • The older I get, the more effect song lyrics have on me. I think I've never been a lyrics guy simply out of self-defense. #
  • This is the most random class discussion of all time. I am honestly wondering what this class is about anymore. #
  • Now into 35th minute of hearing one students' job woes. Supposed to cover 3 chapters tonight, just finished one. #
  • New experience: "Ooh, this drink is tasty, I should find out more!" "Hey, why is the first link I find in Google a safety recall for it!?" #
  • Things I hate about working with lawyers: L1: "My interpretation of this law is X". L2: "What? Only an idiot wouldn't interpret it as Y." #
  • Me: "Is there any caselaw to guide this?" L1: "There is no record of this law ever being enforced." Me: "Why are we talking, again?" #
  • What would happen if we treated every day of software coding as being as expensive as every day of shooting a Hollywood film? #
Jan 29

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29

  • I love Ed Emberly's drawing books so much. I never felt a successful as when I could draw the things in his books: #
  • "No colors any more, I want them to turn black." #
  • Setting up a Pandora station for the band "Level 42" is the best Pandora station in the world. #
  • …except for the Hall and Oates stuff. Yeeech. #
  • "What Have I Done To Deserve This?" #
  • Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch #
Jan 22

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-22

  • Crazy air temp layer pulling refinery "capping" refinery smoke! #
  • My favorite pair of drum sticks finally gave up the ghost! #
  • Thanks to @romanmars for reminding me about what I love about Esperanto. Sentences like "Summerly, I go to the beach." #
  • Haven't been terribly impressed with the Boulevard Brewing beers here in KC, but their Double Wide IPA limited edition was A++. #
  • Tired enough that I'm honestly worried about being able to stay awake through class tonight. #
  • Into hour two of listening to one student complain about her job during my class. Please facilitator, facilitate! #
  • Classroom internet is finally back online – emailed uni IT support from my phone to get the wifi for the laptop working again. 🙂 #
  • Do Nothing -> Feel Guilty -> Panic About Future -> Feel Powerless -> Do Nothing -> Feel Guilty -> Panic About Future -> Feel Powerless -> #
  • I am the 9% (of people who have cut the cord on pay tv): #
  • Today's thought stuck on endless loop: Freakonomics quote about how bad humans are at assessing risk. #
  • iBook Author works well as a way to create interactive notebooks for real-time use on the iPad. Pretty. #
Jan 15

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

  • I could literally hear DropBox screaming as I cleaned or and reorganized my game PDF folder. #IHaveILotOfGamePDFs #
  • Tried out @PelgranePress 's Trail of Cthulhu game with @CaptSpectacular this afternoon. He made his Sanity checks, and chased cultists! #
  • I signed up for the D&D 5e user feedback program! #
  • Perhaps unsurprisingly, the 3 Dog Night classic "Shambala" is a delight to drum along to. That song is all about the build up and release! #
  • I must admit the last few episodes of Leverage have been excellent. The line-for-line Die Hard recreation was over the top! #
  • Snowmute #
  • More excited than I should be about the possibility of onshoring tax incentives. #
  • Trying to write a long email on my phone during snoozy "explain the syllabus" night of class. Failed by weird gmail crash… :/ #
  • Wishing wishing weeping weeping wondering slumbering wandering pondering. #
  • Really working hard to get into the right frame of mind to write papers for school. #
Jan 08

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

  • RT @TechCrunch: Still Looking For A New Year's Resolution? How About Learning To Code … by @alexia #
  • Wi-Fi Required by Law for Restaurants in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur #
  • First day commuting to the office in two weeks! And, already been sitting stopped on the highway for a half-hour. #
  • I'm a slasher and I must be stopped! A slasher…of prices! #
  • Did you see this, @Jennisodes ? #
  • Me, now with sexy bowtie from the Cordial Churchman ! Thanks for the recommendation, @putthison ! #
  • Me, now with sexy bowtie from the Cordial Churchman ! Thanks for the recommendation, @putthison ! #